HyperDic: rumor

English > 2 senses of the word rumor:
NOUNcommunicationrumor, rumour, hearsaygossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth
VERBcommunicationrumor, rumour, bruittell or spread rumors
rumor > pronunciation
Soundsruw'mer
RhymesAmor ... Zimmer: 100 rhymes with mer...
English > rumor: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaninggossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth.
Synonymsrumour, hearsay
Broadergossip, comment, scuttlebuttA report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people
Spanishchisme, chismorreo, cotilleo, fábula, hablada, habladuría, hablilla, rumores, rumor, voz
Catalanenraonia, murmuració, rumor, xafardeig, xafarderia
Verbsrumortell or spread rumors
English > rumor: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningtell or spread rumors.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"It was rumored that the next president would be a woman"
Synonymsrumour, bruit
Broaderdish the dirt, gossipwag one's tongue
Spanishrumorear
Nounsrumorgossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth

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